Bayesianism I: Introduction and Arguments in Favor
- ISSN: 17479991
- DOI: 10.1111/j.1747-9991.2011.00399.x
Bayesianism is a popular position (or perhaps, positions) in the philosophy of science, epistemology, statistics, and other related areas, which represents belief as coming in degrees, measured by a probability function. In this article, I give an overview of the unifying features of the different positions called Bayesianism, and discuss several of the arguments traditionally used to support them.